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A good hike through the woods to a a lake surrounded by thermal features

We hiked this on 8/15/18, it is a 3.5 mi, 2 to 2.5 hour hike. The hike is flat at the beginning and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Peter K
Hurricane, Utah
Very interesting

This was a relatively short hike and so interesting to see! You could hear the gurgling of the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Annette S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Lassen Volcanic National Park - Warner Valley, Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We hiked this on 8/15/18, it is a 3.5 mi, 2 to 2.5 hour hike. The hike is flat at the beginning and then up hill to the lake. You start through the woods and end up circling a boiling lake with lots of fumaroles,...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

It's quite a drive to get to the trailhead. The last 12 miles are on I paved roads. Once you park, it's an easy 1.8 mile hike to the boiling lake. Oh, by the way, it's really boiling. The perimeter of the lake is teaming...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Journey to this location goes UP & DOWN. i think that's the only adventure which you will get. But when reach spot it will be not much activity in the lake. i think we should went to bumper pass hell instead going so long this...More

1  Thank navinnew
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This was a relatively short hike and so interesting to see! You could hear the gurgling of the springs feeding the lake and see all the sulfur and minerals around. Definitely should do it.

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The volcanic landscape and lake have an out-of-this-world feel. Definitely worth the hike up to see this lake---but don't get too close to the edge!

Thank Terre2014
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Walked from Drakesbad. Amazing to see so much debris/fuel on forest floor given supposed effort to better manage forests. Are on the Pacific Crest Trail for a ways. Saw doe and her fawn within about 12 feet. Easy on the way back; going there is...More

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was a fine hike, and the lake was pretty, but calling it a boiling lake is a bit of a stretch. There was one little part that was bubbling, which was still pretty cool.

Thank Buckcade
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We rode horseback to the lake on a 1 hour ride from Drakesbad Guest Ranch. Just enough time to get it out of my granddaughter's system. But not long enough to cause me(at 73) soreness.

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Really loved the hike to Boiling Springs Lake. It was a pretty easy and short hike. The trail is very well maintained. The lake itself is beautiful. It may not be the best mud pots in the park, but I think it's extremely unique. I...More

4  Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is one of those things that reminds you that this isn't your typical amazing national park. You are in an active volcanic area and this is proof. It is very cool to take a step back and admire what you are looking at and...More

2  Thank Sondra W
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